Ver I repeat NEVER make kind of mark to nose or sides of bullets recovered at a crime kind of mark to the nose or sides of bullets recovered at a crime In doing so you are completely destroying or at least contaminating any trace evidence that could have been recovered and analyzed microscopically And with a bullet that has been fired there will ALWAYS be something on the nose for the microscopist So while Saferstein suggests initialling these items do the trace evidence and firearms examiners back at the lab a favor and just bag it p and fill out the form I am not a Forensic Student I read this book for research purposes I don t know what forensics look like and this book makes I don t know what forensics look like and this book makes clear The explaination is comprehensive and well preserved Also the author gives cases in each chapter and provides so many helpful pictures A very informative read a wealth of information A tough read that is very science oriented It took me a great deal of time to outline each chapter for class but the book had Crime labs Criminalistics covers the comprehensive realm of forensics The book strives to make the technology of the modern crime laboratory clear to the non scientist Combining case stories with applicable technology Criminalistics captures the excitement of forensi. This textbook offers a great overview for an introductory forensic science course every major segment of forensic science is covered to some degree entomology fire examination firearms bloodstain analysis etc The case studies are really interesting too and there are a lot of websites recommended that you can check outFor people wanting to know just the general basics of what forensic scientists do Saferstein has written a good jumping off point You ll want to read other books and take courses though if you want a proper in depth look at the subject matter because with some things he merely scratches the surface and with others he suggests somewhat estionable #MethodsFor Example In Discussing The Collection Of Bullets At A #example in discussing the collection of bullets at a scene he suggests that the investigator put their initials either at the base of the bullet
Or On The Nose Of The Bullet on the nose of the bullet it s really not the best idea to mark such small evidence as a bullet directly you should ne. "Written By A Very Well Known Authority In Forensic Science "by a very well known authority in forensic science book introduces the non scientific reader to the field of forensic science Through applications to criminal investigations clear explanations of the techniues and the abilities and limitations of modern.
Free download Á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook è Richard SafersteinReat chapter outlines nice pictures A really good textbook for general forensics If you have a background in physical science and biology you should find it ite
and if new to fascinating I highly recommend supplementing with Gardner s Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation to get a down to Earth and practical outlook Even though this book was reuired reading for my Forensic Science class I found it absolutely fascinating I had no idea how in depth the Crime Scene Unit investigators get when it comes to collecting data transporting that data and then passing it off to the scientistFamiliar And If New To
for analyzing The that have been solved through the talents ofanalyzing The crimes that have been solved through the talents of who perform forensic science on a daily basis is amazing to me I realize this book is considered a textbook but if you ever want to find out what law enforcement has to go through to solve a crime I think you might find this an interesting read. C science investigations Familiarizes readers with the most current technologies in forensic analysis KEY Aims at making the subject of forensic science comprehensible to a wide variety of readers who are planning on being aligned with the forensic science profession. ,